Posted by **Anonymous** on Thursday, January 1, 2009 at 2:36am.

4[-8 2 9] is scalar and would just be multiplying each of the terms by 4 right?

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**drwls**, Thursday, January 1, 2009 at 5:48am
Yes, that is how you would calculate it, but no, [-8 2 9] is not a scalar. It is a three-dimensional vector. The "4" is the scalar.

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